Obama Administration and Retired Phrases and Political Corrections

TUE MAR 24 2009 — The White House Office of Management and Budget now prefers to replace “Global War on Terror” with “Overseas Contingency Operation.”

MON MAR 23 2009 — The Department of Homeland Security is replacing the term “terrorism” with “man-caused disasters.”

FRI MAR 13 2009 — The Justice Department Friday announced it would no longer use the term “enemy combatant” regarding prisoners at the Guantánamo Bay detention facility.

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  1. Reminds me of when a new manager come into a retail store and has know idea what he or she is doing, so they just start creating busy work instead of solving the big problems. Or just leaving alone the things that are already working … just so they can wield their power.

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